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Celebrating the life of

James Christopher Trice

Passed away on December 15, 2019

James Christopher Trice

James Christopher Trice, February 25, 1969 - December 15, 2019. Chris Trice was gentle, kind, dry witted & a friend in the truest sense of the word. He loved his friends like family and, in return, they loved him back. He was a brother and best friend. He told it to you straight and honestly without “pulling punches” and was usually delivered with some dry humor at just the right time. He loved Buffet & Chesney and enjoyed them both with a cold Corona and the appropriate lime. He loved his Lord and his Church and was never afraid of demonstrating its importance in his life. He was a Son. His way of showing his love to Mom and Dad was by his presence and by the way he lived his life and by the way he treated others. He was an Uncle and loved a special niece like she was his own child. He loved Forest City Gun Club. Tales of Wednesday nights were always a treat and to be enjoyed. He loved Andrew College and relished the relationships formed there and the friendships that lasted him a lifetime. He was an Auburn Man and demonstrated the Auburn Creed as well as anyone who has ever worn the Orange and Blue. He loved Savannah, Georgia and Isle of Hope. It was his home. It was his character and that hallowed ground will continue to hold him. Most of all, he was my best friend and loved me and I looked up to him because he was a man that I knew to be decent, kind and worthy of Grace. He was my brother and he was incredible.

Chris is survived by his parents, Dr. Jim and Mavis Trice of Macon, Georgia. His brother, Matt Trice of Albany, Georgia and his niece Cali Trice of Albany, Georgia.

A Memorial Service will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 19, 2019 at Isle of Hope United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the church memorial garden.   The family will receive friends after the service at a reception at the church.

Memorials May be made to Isle of Hope United Methodist Church, 412 Parkersburg Road, Savannah, GA 31406, or Andrew College, 501 College St, Cuthbert, GA 39840.

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I was terribly sorry to hear about Chris. My heart goes out to you!

- Marilyn Carter, Ringgold, GA


We are so sorry and sad to hear about Chris. Yall are in our thoughts and prayers. He was a light to me and my whole family. Much love

- Emily Bowling Varner, Kennesaw ,


Our Prayers for Peace are with your family in the passing of Chris..how reassuring it has always been to see him, always present, always quietly there, always steady. Bill and I saw him in Sandfly, with the gang, after hours, after their work at IOH .what an impact a quiet person can have in one's life! I know he loved you dearly! He was not quiet about that! Love and prayers, Bill and Janet D.

- The Dardens, Savannah, Ga


Mavis my heart is breaking for you. Love you my tennis friend and am so sorry ...

- Joyce Park, Macon, Ga


I never had the opportunity to meet James, but from what I heard from his wonderful brother Matt, I wish that I had the opportunity to meet him. I know that Heaven has gained an Angel!!!

- The Edwards family, Albany, Ga


Mavis, Matt, We are so sad to hear of my cousin's death. I cannot think of Chris without recalling a sweet, smiling young man who was always such an uplifting person to be around with his good natured teasing and kindness. Walking through this devastating loss, I have comfort in knowing that he has a loving family and he loved his Lord and Church family. I was blessed to have him in my life. You will be in my thoughts and prayers always. Love, Cathy and David

- Cathy Woolbright, COLUMBUS, GA


Our thoughts, prayers, love and support go to the Trice family as we are saddened by the loss of Chris. May the memories of his life sustain you and bring you comfort and peace.

- Emily and Fred Anderson, Valdosta, Ga


I am so heartbroken to hear about Chris. He was such a great friend. I loved his quick wit and dry humor. We loved our Auburn Tigers! He could always be depended on for a quick come back in a discussion with a Georgia fan. I know he will be missed by many. My prayers are with you all. Share the memories. Fly On You Orange And Blue!!

- Deanne Young Rhoades, Hahira, Ga


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- Deanne Young Rhoades, Hahira, Ga


To the family, So sorry to hear this news. I enjoyed working with Chris at Ameribank. He was such a good person which is a difficult trait these days. My prayers are with you all. Know that he is truly at peace now. Leo

- Lei Story, Richmond Hill, Ga


I am so sorry for the loss of Chris. He was such a kind person who was always smiling. I miss you and getting to know you as a child at MYF in Bainbridge. May God bless you and keep you and put his loving arms around you and your family..

- Perry Hight and family, Santa Rosa Beach, FL


Chris was a stand up Gentleman, it was an honor to know him. Peace to the family in this time of sorrow, and know he is with our Father in heaven.

- Eric O’Neil, Quitman, Ms


Dr. And Mrs. Trice , Our thoughts and prayers are with you as we are saddened to hear of Chris’s sudden passing. Chris was such an amazing friend to everyone at Isle of Hope Methodist . But from a personal experience , he mentored to the youth group as he traveled with them , had fellowship with them , joked , shared a meal , and taught them a few Of life’s lessons. He was loved , respected, and considered a true friend. As a parent I valued Chris’s friendship and the time he spent with our youth and the impact he made on them . We will always be grateful for our time with Chris and the love and the legacy he left for all of us to pay forward . May he Rest In Peace ?? In Christ .... Diane Shuman , Abigail Cail , Jim Allen Shuman

- Omie Diane Shuman , Savannah, Ga


Jim, Mavis and Matt, please accept our heartfelt love as you face this loss. What a beautiful soul we lost! Matt, what a lovely tribute you wrote - captures perfectly the young men that I remember - you and Chris. Rik and Slim

- Rik and Slim Bridges, Athens, GA


So sorry for this lost of a son and brother. May Gods loving peace and grace surround your family n this nine of grief???

- Henry and June wadkins, Albany , Ga


My heart is aching for you going through the sadness of the loss of your son. May God Bless You. Martha Lile

- Martha lile, Lake Junaluska, NC


So saddened to hear the news of Chris’s passing. Chris was the kind of person we aspire to be throughout life. He was so nice to everyone and how everyone loved to chat with him and enjoy a good chuckle with him! His passing will be hard for so many. Lots of love to you Jim and Mavis and to his brother and niece.

- Carole Scott, Charlotte, NC


Matt, We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your brother. We pray for god to give you and your family strength during this very difficult time. The Woolard Family

- Stephen, Gayle and Walker Woolard, Albany, GA


Dear Mavis, I am so sorry to hear about Chris. I didn't know him but he must have been a wonderful son having you and Jimmy as parents. I don't know what to say to you at a time like this, except that you and Jimmy mean the world to me and please contact me at some time in the future. Love and prayers to you and the whole family.

- Betsy Moore Loar, Winter Haven, FL


Matt, I am so sorry to hear about your families loss. I pray you feel the peace of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

- Scott Carroll, Lexington , SC


So sorry for your lost. God bless. Dimple Nicholson

- , ,


Dear Trice Family, I am so sorry for this terrible loss. It is a blessing to know where Chris is now, but I know you miss him terribly. You’re in my thoughts and prayers during this time.

- Susan Pace Foster, Marietta , GA


Matt- I am so very sorry about Chris. The obituary is such a wonderful tribute- I am sorry I never knew him. You, Cali and your parents have my sincerest condolences.

- Adriane Wood, Macon, GA


We were saddened beyond words to hear of the death of your son Chris. We are so sorry for your loss as no parent should outlive her child. Please know that we will hold you close in our hearts and prayers as you navigate these difficult days. I personally think Isle of Hope could possibly be the most beautiful place ever and am glad that will be his eternal resting place. Kathy and Shirley Myers

- Kathy Myers , Macon, GA


Mavis, we are so sorry to hear of the loss of Chris. Praying for God's blessings for you all.

- Steve Beverly, Jackson, TN


Mavis, my heart hurts at this tragic news and my prayers are with you and your family. Much love, Betty

- Betty Garrett, Columbus, GA


Dr. Trice, Mrs. Trice and Matt - I am so surprised and saddened by the news of Chris. I remember him with smiles from our church and youth group. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May our Lord comfort and bless you now and especially during the holidays. Love you all!

- Jennifer Dewberry Wydler, Jacksonville, FLORIDA


What a kind and gracious man. I will greatly miss him.

- Ramona Connor, Savannah, GA


Mavis, I am so sorry about your loss. Sometimes I think The Lord knows who is strong enough to take one more thing. May the Lord be with you and your family. Jewell James

- james, macon, Georgia


Jim, Mavis, and Matt, we were so sorry to hear of the passing of Chris. Our thought and prayers are with all of you. God bless, Monroe and Mary Anne.

- Monroe and Mary Anne Godwin, Bainbridge, Georgia


So sorry to hear the sad news about Chris. Our Prayers and Sympathy for the family (Jim, Mavis, Matt and Matt's family). We have good memories of both Chris and Matt while Living in Macon, GA. Jim was our pastor at Forest Hills UMC. (the Allen's: Wayne & Judy; Buzz, Laura, Caroline & Claire; Derrick, Lindsey and Daniel)

- Judith Allen, Carrrollton, GA


There are no words. We are all saddened and shocked. One clear memory I still have of Chris is holding his foot in place as a baby while Matt, Chris, and I had our pictures taken together. The picture has always been a favorite of mine. I could tell what a wonderful uncle he was to Cali. He will be so missed. Debra Gourley

- Debra Gourley , Manhattan, MT


Our hearts ache as we continue to ponder this news! We can offer no adequate words to express our feelings that will help heal your hearts or answer any questions that you might have! May you find fresh footing on the foundation of faith that Dr. Trice preached & believed. God understands your hearts and will walk with you in the days ahead. As you walk "through the valley of the shadow of death...God will be with you..."! May you ponder the truth that if there is a "shadow" there has to be a light shining upon it. Jesus is the "light of the world"! May you each draw close to each other and ever closer to Jesus! We love you and our prayers will be with you! Sincerely I Christ's love, Bud & Brenda Angus

- Bud & Brenda Angus, Tullahoma, TN


Mavis, I am in shock. I am so very sorry. Please consider yourself very prayed for and loved by this cousin. You will be in our thoughts and prayers in the coming days. I know it is not easy. Blessings, Love, Hugs and Prayers. Virginia and Ray

- Virginia Ssprayberry Cox, Dahlonega,, GA


I was terribly sorry to hear about Chris. My heart goes out to you!

- Marilyn Carter, Ringgold, GA


We are so sorry and sad to hear about Chris. Yall are in our thoughts and prayers. He was a light to me and my whole family. Much love

- Emily Bowling Varner, Kennesaw ,


A candle has been lit!

- Regina Procopio Clift , Tenness


Our Prayers for Peace are with your family in the passing of Chris..how reassuring it has always been to see him, always present, always quietly there, always steady. Bill and I saw him in Sandfly, with the gang, after hours, after their work at IOH .what an impact a quiet person can have in one's life! I know he loved you dearly! He was not quiet about that! Love and prayers, Bill and Janet D.

- The Dardens, Savannah, Ga


Mavis my heart is breaking for you. Love you my tennis friend and am so sorry ...

- Joyce Park, Macon, Ga


I never had the opportunity to meet James, but from what I heard from his wonderful brother Matt, I wish that I had the opportunity to meet him. I know that Heaven has gained an Angel!!!

- The Edwards family, Albany, Ga


Mavis, Matt, We are so sad to hear of my cousin's death. I cannot think of Chris without recalling a sweet, smiling young man who was always such an uplifting person to be around with his good natured teasing and kindness. Walking through this devastating loss, I have comfort in knowing that he has a loving family and he loved his Lord and Church family. I was blessed to have him in my life. You will be in my thoughts and prayers always. Love, Cathy and David

- Cathy Woolbright, COLUMBUS, GA


A candle has been lit!

- Wendy Watts , Georg


Our thoughts, prayers, love and support go to the Trice family as we are saddened by the loss of Chris. May the memories of his life sustain you and bring you comfort and peace.

- Emily and Fred Anderson, Valdosta, Ga


I am so heartbroken to hear about Chris. He was such a great friend. I loved his quick wit and dry humor. We loved our Auburn Tigers! He could always be depended on for a quick come back in a discussion with a Georgia fan. I know he will be missed by many. My prayers are with you all. Share the memories. Fly On You Orange And Blue!!

- Deanne Young Rhoades, Hahira, Ga


? ?? ?? ??? ?? ???? ????? ?????. ?? ??? ???? ? ????? ?????? ??? ??????. ?? ???? ????? ??? ?????? ??????. ? ???? ?????? ???????? ??? ????? ??? ??? ??? ?????. ?? ??? ? ????????? ?????? ?? ?? ??????. ?? ????? ???? ??? ?? ??? ?????? ??? ??? ????? ???????. ??? ??? ????? ??? ???? ???? ????? ???? ????????? ??? ??? ?????????????. ????? ????? ????????. ????'? ???? ??'? ???? ?? ?? ??. ????? ?? ??? ?????? ??? ????!!!

- Deanne Young Rhoades, Hahira, Ga


To the family, So sorry to hear this news. I enjoyed working with Chris at Ameribank. He was such a good person which is a difficult trait these days. My prayers are with you all. Know that he is truly at peace now. Leo

- Lei Story, Richmond Hill, Ga


I am so sorry for the loss of Chris. He was such a kind person who was always smiling. I miss you and getting to know you as a child at MYF in Bainbridge. May God bless you and keep you and put his loving arms around you and your family..

- Perry Hight and family, Santa Rosa Beach, FL


Chris was a stand up Gentleman, it was an honor to know him. Peace to the family in this time of sorrow, and know he is with our Father in heaven.

- Eric O’Neil, Quitman, Ms


Dr. And Mrs. Trice , Our thoughts and prayers are with you as we are saddened to hear of Chris’s sudden passing. Chris was such an amazing friend to everyone at Isle of Hope Methodist . But from a personal experience , he mentored to the youth group as he traveled with them , had fellowship with them , joked , shared a meal , and taught them a few Of life’s lessons. He was loved , respected, and considered a true friend. As a parent I valued Chris’s friendship and the time he spent with our youth and the impact he made on them . We will always be grateful for our time with Chris and the love and the legacy he left for all of us to pay forward . May he Rest In Peace ?? In Christ .... Diane Shuman , Abigail Cail , Jim Allen Shuman

- Omie Diane Shuman , Savannah, Ga


A candle has been lit!

- MeLisa King , Georg


A candle has been lit!

- Dara and Aidan Van Nus , Georg


A candle has been lit!

- Frank Procopio , Georg


Jim, Mavis and Matt, please accept our heartfelt love as you face this loss. What a beautiful soul we lost! Matt, what a lovely tribute you wrote - captures perfectly the young men that I remember - you and Chris. Rik and Slim

- Rik and Slim Bridges, Athens, GA


So sorry for this lost of a son and brother. May Gods loving peace and grace surround your family n this nine of grief???

- Henry and June wadkins, Albany , Ga


My heart is aching for you going through the sadness of the loss of your son. May God Bless You. Martha Lile

- Martha lile, Lake Junaluska, NC


So saddened to hear the news of Chris’s passing. Chris was the kind of person we aspire to be throughout life. He was so nice to everyone and how everyone loved to chat with him and enjoy a good chuckle with him! His passing will be hard for so many. Lots of love to you Jim and Mavis and to his brother and niece.

- Carole Scott, Charlotte, NC


Matt, We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your brother. We pray for god to give you and your family strength during this very difficult time. The Woolard Family

- Stephen, Gayle and Walker Woolard, Albany, GA


A candle has been lit!

- Ayrin Petersen , Georg


Dear Mavis, I am so sorry to hear about Chris. I didn't know him but he must have been a wonderful son having you and Jimmy as parents. I don't know what to say to you at a time like this, except that you and Jimmy mean the world to me and please contact me at some time in the future. Love and prayers to you and the whole family.

- Betsy Moore Loar, Winter Haven, FL


Matt, I am so sorry to hear about your families loss. I pray you feel the peace of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

- Scott Carroll, Lexington , SC


So sorry for your lost. God bless. Dimple Nicholson

- , ,


Dear Trice Family, I am so sorry for this terrible loss. It is a blessing to know where Chris is now, but I know you miss him terribly. You’re in my thoughts and prayers during this time.

- Susan Pace Foster, Marietta , GA


Matt- I am so very sorry about Chris. The obituary is such a wonderful tribute- I am sorry I never knew him. You, Cali and your parents have my sincerest condolences.

- Adriane Wood, Macon, GA


We were saddened beyond words to hear of the death of your son Chris. We are so sorry for your loss as no parent should outlive her child. Please know that we will hold you close in our hearts and prayers as you navigate these difficult days. I personally think Isle of Hope could possibly be the most beautiful place ever and am glad that will be his eternal resting place. Kathy and Shirley Myers

- Kathy Myers , Macon, GA


Mavis, we are so sorry to hear of the loss of Chris. Praying for God's blessings for you all.

- Steve Beverly, Jackson, TN


Mavis, my heart hurts at this tragic news and my prayers are with you and your family. Much love, Betty

- Betty Garrett, Columbus, GA


Dr. Trice, Mrs. Trice and Matt - I am so surprised and saddened by the news of Chris. I remember him with smiles from our church and youth group. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May our Lord comfort and bless you now and especially during the holidays. Love you all!

- Jennifer Dewberry Wydler, Jacksonville, FLORIDA


What a kind and gracious man. I will greatly miss him.

- Ramona Connor, Savannah, GA


A candle has been lit!

- Mark & Lynn Troughton , Georg


A candle has been lit!

- Daniel and Cheri Iyer , Georg


Mavis, I am so sorry about your loss. Sometimes I think The Lord knows who is strong enough to take one more thing. May the Lord be with you and your family. Jewell James

- james, macon, Georgia


Jim, Mavis, and Matt, we were so sorry to hear of the passing of Chris. Our thought and prayers are with all of you. God bless, Monroe and Mary Anne.

- Monroe and Mary Anne Godwin, Bainbridge, Georgia


So sorry to hear the sad news about Chris. Our Prayers and Sympathy for the family (Jim, Mavis, Matt and Matt's family). We have good memories of both Chris and Matt while Living in Macon, GA. Jim was our pastor at Forest Hills UMC. (the Allen's: Wayne & Judy; Buzz, Laura, Caroline & Claire; Derrick, Lindsey and Daniel)

- Judith Allen, Carrrollton, GA


There are no words. We are all saddened and shocked. One clear memory I still have of Chris is holding his foot in place as a baby while Matt, Chris, and I had our pictures taken together. The picture has always been a favorite of mine. I could tell what a wonderful uncle he was to Cali. He will be so missed. Debra Gourley

- Debra Gourley , Manhattan, MT


Our hearts ache as we continue to ponder this news! We can offer no adequate words to express our feelings that will help heal your hearts or answer any questions that you might have! May you find fresh footing on the foundation of faith that Dr. Trice preached & believed. God understands your hearts and will walk with you in the days ahead. As you walk "through the valley of the shadow of death...God will be with you..."! May you ponder the truth that if there is a "shadow" there has to be a light shining upon it. Jesus is the "light of the world"! May you each draw close to each other and ever closer to Jesus! We love you and our prayers will be with you! Sincerely I Christ's love, Bud & Brenda Angus

- Bud & Brenda Angus, Tullahoma, TN


Mavis, I am in shock. I am so very sorry. Please consider yourself very prayed for and loved by this cousin. You will be in our thoughts and prayers in the coming days. I know it is not easy. Blessings, Love, Hugs and Prayers. Virginia and Ray

- Virginia Ssprayberry Cox, Dahlonega,, GA


Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200